Buckinghamshire New University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Interior and Spatial Design (Top-up)

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Course summary

Would you like to be connected to the interior design industry? Have you got a keen eye for interior and spatial design? Then this practical course is for you. Through connection to industry speakers, real life projects and lecturers who practice in the field of interior design, this degree will not only develop your skills and knowledge through creative spatial exploration, but it will also help give you the confidence and skills to gain employment. As well as this, you will be able to add and bring to life your conceptual and creative ideas, through our model making workshops. Turning your designs into fully standing and authentic builds. Why study at Buckinghamshire New University? If you have completed a foundation-level degree, HND, or equivalent qualifications in a relevant Art and Design subject, you can choose to top-up your studies to gain a full bachelor’s degree. A top-up degree is the equivalent of the final year of an undergraduate degree, and offers a chance to deepen your knowledge, skills and understanding of your subject, while also getting an internationally-recognised qualification. With a history of delivery expert craft, art and design education for more than 130 years, BNU is the perfect place to start your creative career. Tutors on our long-established course are involved with design practice and research. Members of the course team have experience in interior design, exhibition design, landscape design, engineering, model-making, design for performance, design visualisation and animation. Our strong links with the industry, you’ll get direct access to guest lectures and can benefit from live project briefs, master classes, and plenty of networking opportunities with leading designers. What facilities can I use? During your time with us you’ll be able to work from our creative base on the High Wycombe campus. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop your studio and workshop based model-making skills using our laser cutting and 3D prototyping equipment. As well as this you'll be taught drawing and CAD visualisation techniques using AutoCAD, Rhino and Photoshop, so that you can present your work with confidence. What will I study? Our course will give you the opportunity to work with private and public spaces and within a wide range of buildings and sites as you develop as a versatile designer. The course covers the conceptual, theoretical and practical skills needed to become a successful Interior and Spatial Designer. You’ll learn historical and contextual studies, giving you a knowledge of the relationship between design theory and practice. You'll also analyse the material qualities of spaces so that you can specify fixtures and fittings. How will I be taught and assessed? This course is mostly practice-based so you will have ample opportunity to develop your subject through a hands-on, experimental approach. This will involve access to workshops to support the design process. You'll also learn through:

  • lectures, seminars and workshops
  • guided research and reading
  • examination of projects, simulated or real
  • analysis of work-based scenarios
  • independent learning through individual learning plans
  • tutored classroom sessions
  • visiting speakers and guest lecturers.
To achieve the full BA (Hons) in Interior and Spatial Design you will need to complete a major project, a dissertation as well as undertake a Professional Practice module. The major project and dissertation will allow you to investigate a topic important to you within graphic design. You will cover the whole research process, undertaking empirical investigation and analysis. You will be allocated a dissertation supervisor, who will offer support and advice. The Professional Practice module gives you the opportunity to undertake work-based learning or answer live industry briefs, gaining the practical and transferable skills you need for your career in the creative industries.

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
ISD9
Institution code:
B94
Campus name:
Buckinghamshire New University
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £12500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Interior and Spatial Design (Top-up) at Buckinghamshire New University - UCAS